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[movies]MIDI Music
A look at the new role of personal computers in making music. Products demonstrated include Super Jam from Blue Ribbon Soundworks, Encore for Windows from Passport Designs, EZ Vision and Studio Vision from Opcode Systems, and the Miracle Piano. The show incudes visits to the Stanford Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics and the annual National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) convention is Los Angeles...
Keywords: Episode Year: 1992; Television Programs; Computers: History
Downloads: 15,098 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Random Access
For the first fifteen years of the Computer Chronicles, when it was still hard to find technology news on television, each episode would end with a five minute summary of the week's personal computer news. Reporters presenting Random Access each week included Maria Gabriel, Kate Megargee, Cynthia Steele, Wendy Woods, Janelle Stelson, and Laurie Anderson. These are examples of some of those broadcasts...
Keywords: Episode Year: Unknown; Television Programs; Computers: History
Downloads: 3,042
[movies]Beginners Guide to PCs
An introduction to personal computers for newbies. Topics include the basic components of a PC, how to find tech support, managing memory, a guide to online forums, and a review of expansion slots. Guests include Jim Louderback of PC Week Labs. Originally broadcast in 1992.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1992; Television Programs; Computers: History
Downloads: 2,774
[movies]Baseball Software
A review of computer programs for baseball fans. Includes Intelliplay Baseball, APBA Presents Baseball for Windows, Baseball's Greatest Hits, Al Michaels Announces Hardball III, and Tony LaRussa Baseball II. Originally broadcast in 1993.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1993; Television Programs; Computers: History; baseball; sports; games
Downloads: 4,972
[movies]Input Devices
While we now take a computer mouse for granted, fifteen years ago there was still a debate about what would be the ultimate pointing device. This program reviews several options including the PowerMouse, the MousePenPortable, Wacom's Cordless Digitzer, MicroSpeed's PC-TRAC trackball, the first optical mouse PCMouse III from Mouse Systems, the OmniMac Ultra, Elographics MonitorMouse, and Mac'n Touch and the UnMouse from MicroTouch...
Keywords: Episode Year: 1990; Television Programs; Computers: History; Hardware; Mouse
Downloads: 2,453
[movies]Computer Bowl X - Part 2
The conclusion of this annual quiz show classic on computer trivia in which East meets West. East team: Seth Godin, Walt Mossberg, Ken Wasch, Mike Zisman, and Robert Ziff. West team: Marc Andreesen, Scott Cook, Bill Krause, Michael Slade, Denise Caruso. Hosts: Stewart Cheifet and John Ratzenberger.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1992; Television Programs; Computers: History; Computer Bowl
Downloads: 2,291
[movies]Asian Clones
In the late 1980's, Taiwan was the world's leading producer of scanners, monitors, and many other computer products. This program goes to Taiwan to look at the center of the Asian computer industry. Included are visits to leading domestic computer companies such as Mitac, Microtek, Tatung, and Multitech (now Acer). Also coverage of American technology companies manufacturing in Taiwan such as Atari, Texas Instruments, and IBM...
Keywords: Episode Year: 1987; Television Programs; Computers: History; taiwan; taipei; asia
Downloads: 5,671
[movies]Bill Gates Profile
An up close and personal profile of Microsoft chairman Bill Gates. Includes comments by John Gage, Sun Microsystems; David Kirkpatrick, Fortune Magazine; Tony Perkins, Red Herring; Mitchell Kertzman, Liberate Technologies; Alex Vieux, Dasar. Originally broadcast in 1998. Copyright 1998 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1998; Television Programs; Computers: History; bill gates; microsoft
Downloads: 35,773 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Computer Games
A look at early computer games. Featured are Earl Weaver Baseball, Ferrari Formula One, Tower of Myraglen, and Shanghai. Includes a visit to Electronic Arts customer support department and an interview with author and game designer Douglas Adams. Featured studio guests include game designers Richard Seaborne, Jeff Lefferts, and Brodie Lockard. Originally broadcast in 1988.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1988; Television Programs; Computers: History; Gaming
Downloads: 4,507 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Amiga and Atari
How much computer can you get at the bottom end of the market - comparison between the Commodore Amiga and the Atari 520ST.Guests: Rick Geiger, Commodore; Tim Mott, Electronic Arts; Bryan Kerr, Atari; Jim Tittsler, Atari; Lewis Moore, Home Computing; George Morrow, Morrow Computing; Gary Kildall, Digital Research; Tim Bajarin, Creative StrategiesProducts/Demos: Atari 800, Commodore 64, Amiga IBM PC Emulator, Commodore Amiga, Atari 520, STNEO Paint...
Keywords: Episode Year: 1985; Television Programs; Computers: History; amiga; atari
Downloads: 42,828 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Hypertext
Apple's Hypercard 2.0 brought new sophistication to the concept of hypertext, and laid the groundwork for the powerful Internet concept of hyperlinks. This program looks at new hypertext based applications including Hypercard 2.0, Hyperties 3.0, Spinnaker's PLUS 2.0, and Guide 3.0. Originally broadcast in 1990.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1990; Television Programs; Computers: History; Hypertext; Hypercard; Apple
Downloads: 2,921 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Astronomy Software
Computer programs for the amateur astronomer plus tools for tracking Halley's Comet.Guests: Evan Scharf, Scharf Software Sys; Robin Raskin, Family Computing; Gary Kildall, Digital Research; Bob Peterson, College of Marin; Steve Vogt, Lick ObservatoryProducts/Demos: Tellstar, StarSoft HalleyComet Halley
Keywords: Episode Year: 1986; Television Programs; Computers: History; astronomy; space
Downloads: 6,337
[movies]Computer Bowl X - Part 1
East meets West in this classic quiz show about computer trivia. East coast team: Seth Godin, Walt Mossberg, Ken Wasch, Mike Zisman, and Robert Ziff. West coast team: Marc Andreesen, Scott Cook, Bill Krause, Michael Slade, Denise Caruso. Guest questioner: John Ratzenberger. Host: Stewart Cheifet. Originally broadcast in 1998.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1998; Television Programs; Computers: History; Computer Bowl
Downloads: 3,389 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Hypercard
One of the precursors of hypertext and hyperlinks was Hypercard, originally introduced by Apple in 1987. This program looks at the status of Hypercard applications including Hypercomposer, Take One, Culture 1.0, Mission: The Moon, SuperCard, and CAMEO. Guests include Apple Fellow and Hypercard creator Bill Atkinson. Originally broadcast in 1990.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1990; Television Programs; Computers: History; Hypertext; Hypercard; Apple
Downloads: 3,504 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Computer Games
A look at some of the leading computer games in the late 1980's. Demonstrations include Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer, Accolade's Mean 18 golf game, Apache Strike, Beyond Dark Castle, The Other Side, and Strategic Conquest. Also features an early look at CompuServe's on line game playing. Originally broadcast in 1988.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1989; Television Programs; Computers: History; Gaming; CompuServe
Downloads: 7,962 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Computer Bowl VII - 1995 - French
French language version of this program. Technology leaders from the East and West coasts go at it in the seventh annual Computer Bowl, a quiz show designed to see which team knows more about computer trivia. Guest questioner is Nicholas Negroponte. Contestants include Andy Herzfeld and Joseph Alsop. Originally broadcast in 1995.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1995; Television Programs; Computers: History; Computer Bowl; french; france; game; quiz; negroponte
Downloads: 465
[movies]Computer Bowl Special 1995 - Arabic - Sara O'Brien
Arabic subtitled version of this program. Technology leaders from the East and West coasts go at it in the seventh annual Computer Bowl, a quiz show designed to see which team knows more about computer trivia. Guest questioner is Nicholas Negroponte. Contestants include Andy Herzfeld and Joseph Alsop. Originally broadcast in 1995.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1995; Television Programs; Computers: History; Computer Bowl; negroponte; computer museum; alsop; herzfeld
Downloads: 573
[movies]Computer Bowl II Part 2
The conclusion of the second annual Computer Bowl with East meeting West for the title of Master of Computer Trivia. West coast team: John Doerr, Bill Gates, Stewart Alsop, Charles House, Lawrence Tesler. East coast team: Pat McGovern, Bob Frankston, William Foster, Edward Friedkin, Russell Planjizer. Guest questioner: Mitchell Kapor. Host: Stewart Cheifet. Originally broadcast in 1990.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1990; Television Programs; Computers: History; Computer Bowl; Bill Gates
Downloads: 2,212
[movies]Computer Bowl III Part 1
The third annual Computer Bowl with East coast geeks up against West coast nerds to see who knows more about computer trivia. West coast team: Philippe Kahn, Heidi Roizen, Ed Juge, Dave House, David Liddle. East coast team: John Markoff, Pamela McCorduck, John Armstrong, James Clark, Samuel Fuller. Guest questioner: Bill Gates. Host: Stewart Cheifet. Originally broadcast in 1991.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1991; Television Programs; Computers: History; Computer Bowl; Bill Gates
Downloads: 2,630
[movies]Computer Bowl VI Part 1
The sixth annual Computer Bowl contest pitting East coast techies against West coast nerds to see who knows more about computer trivia. West coast team: Bill Gates, Bill Joy, Jeffery Kalb, David Liddle, Harry Saal. East coast team: Mitchell Kapor, Bob Frankston, Pamela McCorduck, David Nelson, Neil Colvin. Guest quesetioner: Andy Grove. Host: Stewart Cheifet. Originally broadcast in 1994.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1994; Television Programs; Computers: History; Computer Bowl; Bill Gates
Downloads: 3,081 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Computer Bowl V Part Two
The finale of the fifth annual computer trivia contest between teams representing the east coast and the west coast. The series is tied at two victories for each side. Contestants include Patricia Seybold, Mitchell Kertzman, Jean-Louis Gassee, and Jerry Kaplan. Questioners are Bill Gates and Stewart Cheifet. Originally broadcast in 1993.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1993; Television Programs; Computers: History; Computer Bowl; Bill Gates
Downloads: 1,331
[movies]Computer Bowl VII - 1995
Technology leaders from the East and West coasts go at it in the seventh annual Computer Bowl, a quiz show designed to see which team knows more about computer trivia. Guest questioner is Nicholas Negroponte. Contestants include Andy Herzfeld and Joseph Alsop. Originally broadcast in 1995.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1995; Television Programs; Computers: History; Computer Bowl; Bill Gates; quiz; trivia
Downloads: 2,330
[movies]Computer Bowl III - Part Two
The conclusion of the third annual Computer Bowl contest, held as a fund-raiser for the Computer Museum of Boston. The game pits a team from the east coast against a squad from the west coast to see who knows more about computer trivia. Contestants include John Markoff, Dave House, Ed Juge, Pamela McCorduck, Heidi Roizen, and Philippe Kahn. The judges are John Doerr and Pat McGovern. The questioners are Bill Gates and Stewart Cheifet...
Keywords: Episode Year: 1991; Television Programs; Computers: History; Computer Bowl; Bill Gates
Downloads: 1,234
[movies]Artificial Intelligence
Expert systems, decision support software, and natural language communication.Guests: Harry Tennant, Texas Instruments; Hubert Dreyfus, UC Berkeley; Gary Hendrix, Symantec; S. Jerrold Kaplan, Lotus Developmnt; Gary Kildall, Digital ResearchProducts/Demos: Personal Consultant, Q&A
Keywords: Episode Year: 1986; Television Programs; Computers: History; artificial intelligence; expert systems
Downloads: 7,448
[movies]Best of COMDEX 1999
We have scouted the floor of the world's biggest computer trade show, COMDEX, in Las Vegas. We've invited the best of the best to come into our studio to give you an in-depth demonstration of the latest innovations in personal computing.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1999; Television Programs; Computers: History; Music; Companies: Compaq; Wireless: Bluetooth; Operating systems: Linux
Downloads: 4,634
[movies]Computer Bowl I - Part One
The first ever annual Computer Bowl featuring teams from the Route 128 area in Boston and the Silicon Valley area of San Francisco to see which side knows more about computer trivia. Contestants included Bill Joy, Mitch Kapor, Esther Dyson, and David Bunnell. The questioner was William Hearst III. The event took place in Boston. Originally broadcast in 1988.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1988; Television Programs; Computers: History; Computer Bowl; Bill Gates
Downloads: 2,325
[movies]Computer Bowl IV - Part One
The fourth annual Computer Bowl contest in which techies from the east coast and the west coast challenge each other to see who knows more about computer trivia. Participants include John Warnock, John Shock, Heidi Roizen, Pamela McCorduck, Andy Rappaport, and Bill Machrone. The event took place in Boston. The questioners are Bill Gates and Stewart Cheifet. Originally broadcast in 1992.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1992; Television Programs; Computers: History; Computer Bowl; Bill Gates; Boston
Downloads: 1,352
[movies]Computer Bowl IV - Part Two
The conclusion of the fourth annual Computer Bowl contest in which techies from the east coast and the west coast challenge each other to see who knows more about computer trivia. Participants include John Warnock, John Shock, Heidi Roizen, Pamela McCorduck, Andy Rappaport, and Bill Machrone. The event took place in Boston. The questioners are Bill Gates and Stewart Cheifet. Originally broadcast in 1992.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1992; Television Programs; Computers: History; Computer Bowl; Bill Gates; Boston
Downloads: 1,134
[movies]Battle of the Browsers
When Microsoft started giving away Internet Explorer, it became a serious challenger for Netscape. This program looked at the battle to become the dominant internet browser platform. Featured are Netscape Communicator 4.0, Internet Explorer 4.0, VRML 2.0 and RealSystem 5.0. Guests include Mark Brown, author of Using Netscape Communicator, and Amy Helen Johnson, Senior Technology Editor for Windows Magazine...
Keywords: Episode Year: 1997; Television Programs; Computers: History; netscape; internet explorer; browser
Downloads: 8,257 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Computer Bowl I - Part Two
The conclustion of the first ever Computer Bowl, featuring teams from the Route 128 area in Boston and the Silicon Valley area of San Francisco, to see which side knows more about computer trivia. Contestants included Bill Joy, Mitch Kapor, Esther Dyson, and David Bunnell. The questioner was William Hearst III. The event took place in Boston. Originally broadcast in 1988.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1988; Television Programs; Computers: History; Computer Bowl; Bill Gates
Downloads: 1,370
[movies]Add-on Boards
In the early days of PCs, you had to know how to open up the box and add the functionality you really wanted when you bought the computer. This program looks at some of the upgrade options including AST's Rampage 286 board, Paradise Systems' VGA Plus Graphics card, IBM's Inboard/386, and Quadram's JT Fax board, and the TV Producer board for the Macintosh II. Originally broadcast in 1988.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1988; Television Programs; Computers: History; graphics cards; fax cards; add-on boards
Downloads: 7,548
[movies]Best of Comdex 1996
A look at the best new products introduced at the annual COMDEX computer trade show in Las Vegas. Demonstrations include the ATI All-in-Wonder video card; Microsoft Office 97; Netscape Communicator, Navigator, and Constellation; and Play's Trinity Video Production System. Products reviewed on the convention floor include Apple's Emate 300, Casio's Cassiopedia, Ricoh's Tablet PC, Mitsubishi's Flopico, and the new Sony DSC F-1 digital camera...
Keywords: Episode Year: 1996; Television Programs; Computers: History; comdex; trade show; las vegas
Downloads: 1,910
[movies]Best of Comdex Spring 1999
A look at the best new products introduced at Spring Comdex. Demonstrations include the Cyrix WebPad, Instant Language 2000, the C-Pen, Avid Cinema for Windows, and Cult 3D. Also includes highlight from the keynote speeches of Microsoft's Bill Gates and Eckhard Pfeiffer of Compaq. Originally broadcast in 1999.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1999; Television Programs; Computers: History; comdex; bill gates; avid
Downloads: 2,978
[movies]Computer Bowl II Part 1
The second annual Computer Bowl with East coast versus West coast to determine the Master of Computer Trivia. West coast team: John Doerr, Bill Gates, Stewart Alsop, Charles House, Lawrence Tesler. East coast team: Pat McGovern, Bob Frankston, William Foster, Edward Friedkin, Russell Planjizer. Guest questioner: Mitchell Kapor. Host: Stewart Cheifet. Originally broadcast in 1990.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1990; Television Programs; Computers: History; Computer Bowl; Bill Gates
Downloads: 4,017
[movies]Amiga 2500
A look at the new Amiga models including the Amiga 2500 and new software and peripherals for the Amiga computers.Guests: Tom Stearns, Commodore; Lou Wallace, Amiga World; Dan Silva, Author; Jim Schneider, Inno; Vision; Gary Kildall, DRIProducts/Demos: Menace; Battle Chess; Amiga 2500 Deluxe Paint III, Video Effects 3D. Originally broadcast in March 1989. Copyright 1989 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1989; Television Programs; Computers: History; amiga; commodore; battle chess
Downloads: 13,049 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Battle of the Browsers
Netscape and Microsoft go at it to dominate the Internet browser world. A look at Netscape Communicator 4.0, Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0, Real Networks RealSystem 5.0, and Construct's VRML 2.0. Originally broadcast in 1997.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1998; Television Programs; Computers: History; netscape communicator; internet explorer
Downloads: 3,072
[movies]Computer Bowl VI - Part 2
The conclusion of the sixth annual Computer Bowl trivia game between high tech types from the east coast and the west coast. This was the All Star edition with MVPs selected from the first five Computer Bowl games. Contestants included Bill Gates, Bill Joy, Mitch Kapor, Bob Frankston, Neil Colvin, and Pamela McCorduck. The questioners were Andy Grove and Stewart Cheifet. Originally broadcast from San Jose in 1994.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1994; Television Programs; Computers: History; Computer Bowl; Bill Gates; San Jose
Downloads: 2,629
[movies]Best Online Computer Games
In the late nineties the internet became a major venue for playing computer games. This program looked at several of the best examples. Demonstrations include Magic: The Gathering, gamers.com, the PGL (Professional Gamers League), Microsoft's Internet Gaming Zone, and Underlight. Originally broadcast in 1998.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1998; Television Programs; Computers: History; games; online games; gamers
Downloads: 3,178
[movies]Best of Comdex 1997
A review of new products introduced at the annual Comdex trade show in Las Vegas. Featured products include HP LaserJet 4000 printer, the Cyberstik virtual reality joystick, Crosspad which transfers written notes to your PC, and face recognition software called FaceIt PC. Also features highlights of the Bill Gates keynote address. Originally broadcast in 1997.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1998; Television Programs; Computers: History; comdex; trade show; las vegas; Bill Gates
Downloads: 2,390
[movies]Amiga 3000
For fans of the Commodore Amiga, the introduction of the new Amiga 3000 was big news, even though the price tag was nearly $4,000. This program looked at the new Amiga computer and new third party appplications. Demonstrations include the Amiga 3000, the Amiga 2500, the AmigaVision authoring system, The Animation Studio, and the Video Toaster from NewTek. Also includes a visit to FAUG, the First Amiga Users Group, in Palo Alto...
Keywords: Episode Year: 1988; Television Programs; Computers: History; amiga; commodore; video toaster
Downloads: 27,993 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Computer Bowl VI - Part 2 - Arabic - Sara O'Brien
Arabic subtitled version of this program. The conclusion of the sixth annual Computer Bowl trivia game between high tech types from the east coast and the west coast. This was the All Star edition with MVPs selected from the first five Computer Bowl games. Contestants included Bill Gates, Bill Joy, Mitch Kapor, Bob Frankston, Neil Colvin, and Pamela McCorduck. The questioners were Andy Grove and Stewart Cheifet...
Keywords: Episode Year: 1994; Television Programs; Computers: History; Computer Bowl; Bill Gates; San Jose; arabic; bill joy; mitch kapor; andy grove; quiz; contest
Downloads: 1,127
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